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The Golden Globes also liked The Social Network, as well as Boardwalk Empire and The Tourist

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When it comes to what was worth watching this year, we’ve heard plenty from the American big-city press, but today it’s the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s turn to swoop in like so many international interlopers and take our trophy-lobbing jobs. And of course, this morning’s announcements—presided over by the romantic-comedy-in-the-making ensemble of Josh Duhamel, Katie Holmes, and Blair Underwood—held little surprise for anyone who’s paying attention to our own copy-and-paste ceremonies in these very pages, particularly in the locked-in Best Drama categories. But in keeping with the Golden Globes’ looser, more inclusive recognition of comedies, it also managed to sneak in new faces such as Red, The Tourist, Alice In Wonderland, Michael Douglas, and Emma Stone—even creating an awards vortex in which Johnny Depp is competing against himself, which has the potential to tear the very fabric of reality. (Also somewhat earth-shattering: The Coen Bros.’ True Grit was completely ignored in every single category, suggesting either it just didn't measure up, or not enough people have seen it yet.)

On the TV side of things, freshmen shows Boardwalk Empire, The Walking Dead, and The Big C all picked up best drama series nods, and Boardwalk’s Steve Buscemi and Kelly MacDonald, The Big C's Laura Linney, and Covert Affairs' Piper Perabo were all recognized in the acting categories, but otherwise it’s a very familiar list indeed. Once again, Ricky Gervais will preside over the ceremonies on January 16. Check out the complete list of nominees below.

Best Picture, Drama 
Black Swan
The Fighter
The King’s Speech
The Social Network


Best Director
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
David Fincher, The Social Network
Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David O. Russell, The Fighter

Best Actress, Drama
Halle Berry, Frankie & Alice
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine


Best Actor, Drama
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg, The Fighter

Best Musical Or Comedy
Alice In Wonderland
The Kids Are All Right
The Tourist


Best Actress, Musical Or Comedy
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
Anne Hathaway, Love & Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie, The Tourist
Julianne Moore, The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone, Easy A

Best Actor, Musical Or Comedy
Johnny Depp, Alice In Wonderland
Johnny Depp, The Tourist
Paul Giamatti, Barney’s Version
Jake Gyllenhaal, Love & Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey, Casino Jack


Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Michael Douglas, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech


Best Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
Christopher Nolan, Inception
Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right
David Seidler, The King’s Speech
Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours

Best Original Song
“You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me,” Burlesque
“Bound To You,” Burlesque
“Coming Home”, Country Strong
“I See The Light,” Tangled
“There’s A Place For Us,” Voyage Of The Dawn Treader


Best Animated Film
Toy Story 3
How To Train Your Dragon
Despicable Me
The Illusionist

Best Foreign-Language Film
I Am Love
The Concert
The Edge
In A Better World

Best TV Drama
Boardwalk Empire
The Good Wife
Mad Men
The Walking Dead

Best Actress, TV Drama
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Piper Perabo, Covert Affairs
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Katey Sagal, Sons Of Anarchy
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer


Best Actor, TV Drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House

Best TV Comedy
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
The Big C
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie

Best Actress, TV Comedy
Toni Collette, The United States Of Tara
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Lea Michele, Glee


Best Actor, TV Comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Steve Carell, The Office
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matthew Morrison, Glee
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best Supporting Actress, TV
Hope Davis, The Special Relationship
Jane Lynch, Glee
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Julia Stiles, Dexter
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family


Best Supporting Actor, TV
Scott Caan, Hawaii 5-0
Chris Colfer, Glee
Chris Noth, The Good Wife
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
David Strathairn, Temple Grandin

Best TV Miniseries
The Pacific
Temple Grandin
You Don’t Know Jack
Pillars Of The Earth